Period
to 15 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Docker skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Docker over the 6 months to 15 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Docker
UK > Scotland
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 99 155
Rank change year-on-year +42 +56 +34
Contract jobs citing Docker 189 94 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 3.55% 1.88% 0.84%
As % of the System Software category 29.03% 18.54% 5.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 58 25
Scotland median daily rate £531 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.81% -3.03% -
10th Percentile £363 £321 £341
90th Percentile £700 £583 £520
UK median daily rate £525 £513 £500
% change year-on-year +2.44% +2.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK median hourly rate £38.75 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year -13.89% - -

Docker is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 651 507 647
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 12.21% 10.13% 14.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 385 269 379
Scotland median daily rate £390 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +15.38% +4.84%
10th Percentile £132 £130 £157
90th Percentile £600 £550 £463
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +8.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 32 28
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% -5.88% +14.09%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.39 £13.43
90th Percentile £44.27 £37.25 £42.30
UK median hourly rate £16.00 £16.73 £15.63
% change year-on-year -4.33% +7.04% -2.34%

Docker
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Docker as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Docker in Scotland

Docker
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Docker in Scotland.

Contractor daily rate trend for Docker in Scotland

Docker
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Docker in Scotland over the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Docker in Scotland

Docker
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Docker within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 15 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +40 131 £575 +27.78% 21
Glasgow -10 41 £400 +9.59% 15
Dundee - 5 £325 - 1
West Lothian - 3 £375 -
Fife - 1 £475 - 2
Docker
UK

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Docker also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Docker.

1 108 (57.14%) Ansible
2 106 (56.08%) Jenkins
3 105 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
4 102 (53.97%) Java
5 101 (53.44%) DevOps
6 87 (46.03%) Kubernetes
6 87 (46.03%) Python
7 73 (38.62%) Puppet
8 71 (37.57%) Linux
9 56 (29.63%) Scrum
10 54 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
11 53 (28.04%) Amazon AWS
12 52 (27.51%) TDD
13 47 (24.87%) Git (software)
14 43 (22.75%) JavaScript
15 40 (21.16%) Spring
15 40 (21.16%) Continuous Integration
16 38 (20.11%) Kanban
16 38 (20.11%) Bash Shell
17 35 (18.52%) OpenShift
17 35 (18.52%) Microservices
18 34 (17.99%) Continuous Delivery
18 34 (17.99%) Maven
19 33 (17.46%) nginx
20 32 (16.93%) Groovy
21 31 (16.40%) BDD
21 31 (16.40%) PaaS
22 30 (15.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 30 (15.87%) Gradle
23 29 (15.34%) Cloud Foundry

Docker
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 33 (17.46%) nginx
2 29 (15.34%) Cloud Foundry
3 25 (13.23%) Tomcat
4 20 (10.58%) JBoss
5 19 (10.05%) Apache
6 15 (7.94%) Jetty
7 13 (6.88%) WebLogic
8 9 (4.76%) WebSphere
9 5 (2.65%) IIS
10 3 (1.59%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (1.06%) Confluence
12 1 (0.53%) Apache Spark
12 1 (0.53%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 3 (1.59%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.53%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 53 (28.04%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (18.52%) OpenShift
3 31 (16.40%) PaaS
4 27 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
5 21 (11.11%) npm
6 20 (10.58%) AWS CloudFormation
7 8 (4.23%) Datadog
7 8 (4.23%) Google Cloud Platform
8 6 (3.17%) IaaS
9 5 (2.65%) SaaS
10 4 (2.12%) GitHub
10 4 (2.12%) Serverless
10 4 (2.12%) Tricentis Tosca
11 3 (1.59%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (1.59%) Amazon S3
11 3 (1.59%) AWS Lambda
12 2 (1.06%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 1 (0.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 1 (0.53%) Firebase
13 1 (0.53%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (8.47%) HTTP
2 14 (7.41%) Firewall
3 9 (4.76%) AMQP
4 8 (4.23%) DNS
4 8 (4.23%) DSL
4 8 (4.23%) SSL
5 3 (1.59%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.06%) Calico
6 2 (1.06%) Software-Defined Networking
7 1 (0.53%) Asterisk PBX
7 1 (0.53%) Network Security
7 1 (0.53%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (15.34%) MongoDB
1 29 (15.34%) PostgreSQL
2 26 (13.76%) Redis
3 20 (10.58%) NoSQL
4 16 (8.47%) Couchbase
5 14 (7.41%) Riak
6 13 (6.88%) Hadoop
7 7 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (3.17%) SQL Server
9 5 (2.65%) Big Data
10 4 (2.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 4 (2.12%) MySQL
11 3 (1.59%) Relational Database
12 2 (1.06%) Amazon RDS
12 2 (1.06%) MariaDB
12 2 (1.06%) Oracle Database
12 2 (1.06%) RDBMS
13 1 (0.53%) Azure SQL Database
13 1 (0.53%) DB2
13 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 106 (56.08%) Jenkins
2 47 (24.87%) Git (software)
3 34 (17.99%) Maven
4 30 (15.87%) Gradle
5 28 (14.81%) IBM UrbanCode
6 26 (13.76%) Cucumber
7 25 (13.23%) Artifactory
8 24 (12.70%) Travis CI
9 22 (11.64%) gulp
9 22 (11.64%) Sonatype Nexus
10 21 (11.11%) CircleCI
10 21 (11.11%) JIRA
10 21 (11.11%) Selenium
11 20 (10.58%) Bitbucket
12 19 (10.05%) JUnit
12 19 (10.05%) Vagrant
13 17 (8.99%) Subversion
14 14 (7.41%) TeamCity
15 13 (6.88%) GitLab
16 10 (5.29%) FitNesse
General
1 29 (15.34%) Finance
2 15 (7.94%) Banking
3 6 (3.17%) Law
4 4 (2.12%) Retail
5 2 (1.06%) Marketing
6 1 (0.53%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 73 (38.62%) Developer
2 62 (32.80%) DevOps Engineer
3 39 (20.63%) Java Developer
4 11 (5.82%) Senior Developer
5 10 (5.29%) Consultant
6 9 (4.76%) DevOps Consultant
7 6 (3.17%) Cloud Engineer
7 6 (3.17%) Kubernetes Engineer
7 6 (3.17%) Operations Engineer
7 6 (3.17%) Software Developer
8 5 (2.65%) Administrator
8 5 (2.65%) Architect
8 5 (2.65%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (2.65%) Systems Engineer
9 4 (2.12%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 4 (2.12%) Java Engineer
9 4 (2.12%) JavaScript Developer
9 4 (2.12%) Linux Administrator
9 4 (2.12%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 4 (2.12%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (21.16%) Spring
2 28 (14.81%) HTML
3 22 (11.64%) REST
4 21 (11.11%) Node.js
5 20 (10.58%) Hibernate
6 19 (10.05%) JPA
7 17 (8.99%) AngularJS
7 17 (8.99%) Kafka
8 15 (7.94%) HTML5
9 14 (7.41%) gRPC
10 13 (6.88%) LDAP
11 12 (6.35%) RESTful
12 11 (5.82%) CSS
12 11 (5.82%) RabbitMQ
12 11 (5.82%) ServiceStack
13 10 (5.29%) .NET
13 10 (5.29%) Elastic Stack
13 10 (5.29%) React
14 9 (4.76%) JMS
14 9 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.82%) Fintech
2 6 (3.17%) Public Cloud
3 5 (2.65%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (2.12%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.12%) Data Centre
4 4 (2.12%) iPad
4 4 (2.12%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.06%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.53%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.53%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.53%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.53%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.53%) User Experience
6 1 (0.53%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 71 (37.57%) Linux
2 30 (15.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 22 (11.64%) Windows
4 10 (5.29%) Solaris
4 10 (5.29%) Unix
5 8 (4.23%) Ubuntu
6 5 (2.65%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.06%) CentOS
7 2 (1.06%) Kali Linux
8 1 (0.53%) DC/OS
8 1 (0.53%) Debian
8 1 (0.53%) Mesosphere
8 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (53.44%) DevOps
3 56 (29.63%) Scrum
4 52 (27.51%) TDD
5 40 (21.16%) Continuous Integration
6 38 (20.11%) Kanban
7 35 (18.52%) Microservices
8 34 (17.99%) Continuous Delivery
9 31 (16.40%) BDD
10 27 (14.29%) Test Automation
11 26 (13.76%) Open Source
12 21 (11.11%) Software Engineering
13 20 (10.58%) OO
14 15 (7.94%) Deployment Automation
14 15 (7.94%) Multithreading
15 12 (6.35%) Business Transformation
15 12 (6.35%) Concurrent Programming
15 12 (6.35%) OOA/OOD
16 11 (5.82%) System Testing
17 10 (5.29%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 102 (53.97%) Java
2 87 (46.03%) Python
3 43 (22.75%) JavaScript
4 38 (20.11%) Bash Shell
5 32 (16.93%) Groovy
6 26 (13.76%) Shell Script
7 21 (11.11%) Ruby
8 20 (10.58%) SQL
9 12 (6.35%) Go
10 11 (5.82%) C#
11 7 (3.70%) Perl
11 7 (3.70%) PowerShell
12 5 (2.65%) PL/SQL
13 4 (2.12%) Java 8
13 4 (2.12%) PHP
14 3 (1.59%) C++
15 2 (1.06%) Scala
16 1 (0.53%) ES6
16 1 (0.53%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (0.53%) Degree
1 1 (0.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.88%) QA
System Software
1 23 (12.17%) Virtual Machines
2 10 (5.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.65%) Active Directory
4 4 (2.12%) VMware NSX
5 2 (1.06%) iptables
5 2 (1.06%) Varnish
6 1 (0.53%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.53%) NFS
6 1 (0.53%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.53%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 108 (57.14%) Ansible
2 87 (46.03%) Kubernetes
3 73 (38.62%) Puppet
4 54 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
5 29 (15.34%) Terraform
6 13 (6.88%) Cobbler
7 9 (4.76%) Nagios
7 9 (4.76%) Red Hat Satellite
7 9 (4.76%) SELinux
8 8 (4.23%) Oracle ZFS
9 7 (3.70%) Mesos
9 7 (3.70%) Prometheus
10 6 (3.17%) Xymon
11 5 (2.65%) Consul
11 5 (2.65%) Kibana
11 5 (2.65%) Packer
11 5 (2.65%) ZABBIX
12 4 (2.12%) OpenView
12 4 (2.12%) SCOM
13 3 (1.59%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 18 (9.52%) IBM
1 18 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 17 (8.99%) VMware
3 14 (7.41%) Red Hat
4 13 (6.88%) Oracle
5 10 (5.29%) Splunk
6 9 (4.76%) Google
6 9 (4.76%) TIBCO
7 8 (4.23%) Informatica
7 8 (4.23%) New Relic
8 7 (3.70%) AppDynamics
9 6 (3.17%) Atlassian
10 4 (2.12%) HP
10 4 (2.12%) Micro Focus
11 2 (1.06%) Qualys
11 2 (1.06%) Sonatype
12 1 (0.53%) Dynatrace
12 1 (0.53%) Mapbox
12 1 (0.53%) NVIDIA
12 1 (0.53%) Twitter